Santa Fe Reporter - Picks http://www.sfreporter.com/santafe/articles.sec-136-1-picks.html <![CDATA[SFR Picks: Reclamation Song - Performing Inuit identity]]>
By: Maria Egolf-Romero
Tanya Tagaq is an Inuit rock star, in that she brings her traditional sound into contemporary time. She combines musical traditions from her Inuit identity with methods and melodies from punk and metal, creating a species of sound all her own. ]]>
<![CDATA[SFR Picks: Re-Conceptions - Redefining fashion and curation with Frank Rose]]>
By: Maria Egolf-Romero, Alex De Vore
Curation is a creative process which attempts to communicate an idea or emote a feeling through a body of work.
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<![CDATA[SFR Picks: Synecdoche/Santa Fe - The mind’s a stage for Jared Weiss]]>
By: Jordan Eddy, Alex De Vore, Andrew Koss, Maria Egolf-Romero
Think of Jared Weiss’ paintings as a vast stage on a fault line. The set is based largely on the American Midwest, the cast is comprised of the artist’s Santa Fe friends, and the script features contributions from a trio of famous psychoanalysts.]]>
<![CDATA[SFR Picks: Still Nash - The “Sane One” comes to town]]>
By: Andrew Koss, Maria Egolf-Romero, Alex De Vore
Graham Nash sets out to mark a milestone in his life with his new album, This Path Tonight. At 74 years old, the rock legend ventures into fresh musical and personal territory. “My life has changed completely,” he tells SFR.
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<![CDATA[SFR Picks: Really Good Bad, Bad Things - The Pillowman promises just the right speed of torture]]>
By: Elizabeth Miller, Alex De Vore, Andrew Koss, Maria Egolf-Romero
Years ago, friends of mine went to see a production of The Pillowman and returned raving about it, but also looking a little battle-scarred, as though the shape of their nightmares had forever shifted.
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<![CDATA[SFR Picks: The Man Comes Around - And I heard, as it were, the noise of thunder]]>
By: Alex De Vore, Andrew Koss, Maria Egolf-Romero
Santa Fe is no stranger to the cover or tribute band. Hell, it’s one of our favorite things. Enter San Diego, California’s Cash’d Out, one of the most noteworthy and professionally executed tribute bands on earth.]]>
<![CDATA[SFR Picks: Western Romance - How fashion photography moved outside, thanks to a cowboy]]>
By: Maria Egolf-Romero, Alex De Vore, Andrew Koss
Black-and-white photography has an inherently dignified quality. The way milky white light sits up against a void of darkness forces the eye to see something it might miss in color.]]>
<![CDATA[SFR Picks: Paper Fringe - Justin Favela subverts the touchstones of Latino culture]]>
By: Andrew Koss
The New Mexico Museum of Art imports a new make and model this week, as Justin Favela cruises into town for a three-day artist residency. The Las Vegas, Nevada-based artist applies his unique style of cultural reclamation to the lowrider community.
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<![CDATA[SFR Picks: Stand to Deliver - Santa Fe Bandstand hits its awkward teen years]]>
By: Alex De Vore, Maria Egolf-Romero
Let’s say you had a kid the year the Santa Fe Bandstand began its yearly run of free summer shows. That kid would now be 14.
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<![CDATA[SFR Picks: Healing Powers - Local artist creates beauty from trauma]]>
By: Maria Egolf-Romero
Therapeutic storytelling is the focus of Jodie Herrera’s work, and her paintings feature photorealistic women in the foreground, symbols and geometric shapes painted in petal and earth tones behind them.]]>
<![CDATA[SFR Picks: Music on the Hillary - Hillary Smith and Soul Kitchen bring the feels to Music on the Hill]]>
By: Alex De Vore, Maria Egolf-Romero
We love that Santa Fe goes a little festival crazy during the summer months. It basically means that it’s easy to put together plans on almost any day or night of the week.]]>
<![CDATA[SFR Picks: Bridging the Gap - The Bridge is Santa Fe’s most exciting new venue option]]>
By: Alex De Vore, Andrew Koss
Santa Fe Brewing Co. owner Brian Lock is well aware that the previous tenants of the venue aspect of his business could have given the space a bad name.]]>
<![CDATA[SFR Picks: Trash Planet - Reuse-a-Palooza turns recycling and upcycling into a carnival]]>
By: Alex De Vore, Andrew Koss, Maria Egolf-Romero
“It seems to me that so much of the dialogue about climate change is really negative, and there’s this sense of community agency that gets lost,” Reunity Resources’ Juliana Ciano tells SFR.
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<![CDATA[SFR Picks: Horseplay - Baltimore weirdos change your definition of rock]]>
By: Alex De Vore, Maria Egolf-Romero
“Our name is actually a Lord of the Rings reference,” Horse Lords’ saxophonist/percussionist Andrew Bernstein says. Hailing from Baltimore, the band plays Thursday evening at Southside DIY venue/art space Radical Abacus.
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<![CDATA[SFR Picks: Wize Up! - Break out the bong—Pato Banton’s coming to town]]>
By: Maria Egolf-Romero, Alex De Vore, Cybele Mayes-Osterman
If you’re a reggae fan, you surely know the name Pato Banton, even if it’s not the name the renowned musician started out with.
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<![CDATA[SFR Picks: Rawk! - Jesse Deluxe and Skylight join forces for good]]>
By: Alex De Vore
We all love Skylight and everything, but the fact is that they can be a little DJ-centric. We get it, that’s cool—you’ve got a business to run.
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<![CDATA[SFR Picks: Leave Room for Inspiration - With nigh unbelievable range, a singer like Alicia Olatuja stands head and shoulders above]]>
By: Alex De Vore
In every generation, there are a mere handful of truly standout female vocalists. New York’s Alicia Olatuja, 29, is one such singer.]]>
<![CDATA[SFR Picks: Visionary - The 6th Annual Outdoor Vision Fest changes how we think about art]]>
By: Alex De Vore
To think that we once lived in a pointless world where almost all art would sit motionlessly on some stupid blank wall, no audio component whatsoever, almost as if it were mocking us for standing there and staring silently back.
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<![CDATA[SFR Picks: Big Fun - Gag us with a spoon … we like it]]>
By: Alex De Vore
Much of the popularity of 1988’s dark comedy cult hit Heathers is in its universally relatable themes. High school sucks (or sucked) for a lot of us.]]>
<![CDATA[SFR Picks: Dear Diary - There’s a piece of soul in that ukulele]]>
By: Alex De Vore, Ben Kendall
Jess Godwin. It’s not a household name around here, but it may be soon. Actually, no—it will be soon, if we have anything to say about it.
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